This Week at the Boyle County Public Library

Published 6:28 am Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Boyle County Public Library offers many fun, educational events throughout the year. Weekly programs include Adult Storytime 9 a.m. Mondays, Crafters Who Care 6 p.m. Mondays, Coding Classes 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, and Storytimes on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. In addition to these weekly events, the following library-sponsored programs are scheduled for this week:

• Family Science Expo: 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Featuring a wide variety of hands-on science demonstration stations performed by Centre College student science organizations. The includes: making recycled paper; slime and kinetic sand; ulnar nerve simulation and making model neurons; modeling the structure of DNA; learning binary code; additional science demonstrations; and a scavenger hunt related to the various stations. The Family Science Expo will be held in the Community Room. All ages are invited to attend this free event.

• Superhero Party: 4-5:30 p.m. Monday. Teens and tweens can come party with super games, crafts, movie screenings, and snacks inspired by their favorite superheroes. This event will be held in the Community Room. For ages 9-18.

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• Butterfly Exhibit Closing Reception: 5-6:30 p.m. Monday. Patrons Patrons are invited to come to the Mahon Gallery and celebrate the art and artists who contributed to the “Butterfly” exhibit. Light refreshments will be available.

 Community Blood Drive: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The City of Danville Community Blood Drive will be held in the Community Room. Those who register and give will receive a “Donate Blood, Y’all” purple t-shirt. For more information, or to schedule an appointment to donate, call (800) 775-2522 or visit

Now Playing Night: 4 p.m. Thursday. An afternoon where tweens can have fun hanging out the library playing board games and watching a movie. This month will feature an animated film from 2004 about a family of undercover superheroes who are forced back into action when their “biggest fan”-turned-villain is now bent on their destruction. For ages 9-13.

• Medicare Made Clear: 6 p.m. Thursday. An interactive, educational seminar that will cover the basics of Medicare. Presented by Richard Manarchy, attendees will gain an understanding of Medicare parts A, B, C, and D, including who is eligible, coverage options, enrollment times, and what to do next.

• Kid’s Homeschool Book Club: 2 p.m. Friday. Led by Children’s Librarian Libby McWhorter, this book club is designed for children ages 5-8 and features a book discussion and trivia activities. This month, participants are reading “One Crazy Summer” by Rita Williams-Garcia. Snacks will be served. Register for this club in the Children’s Library.

LEGO Club: 4 p.m. Friday. Held in Storytime Room, finished LEGO creations will be on display in the Children’s Library. 

Protect Your History — How to Label an Object: 2 p.m. May 5. Part of a monthly series offered at the library, this workshop will teach participants how to correctly label personal collections so the history doesn’t get lost. The class will be an introduction on proper supplies, methods, and materials to use. This program will be held in the Mahan Gallery.

Call the library at (859-238-READ, visit the website at, or stop by to inquire about the Library’s children’s, ‘tween and teen activities, and adult programs offered throughout the month. Some activities require registration for participation.